This is a great article: Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy) Pragmatic Visual Presentation Critique I hope Ubuntu and Gnome developers will read and take care about those considerations. Source: OSNews.
Great steps have been made with the easy codec installation but there are still some troubles with 2 specific media types: MIDI files DVD (crypted or encrypted) To play MIDI files you’ve to manually install timidity and play them in the command line or with some (not so beautiful) players, totem (the default media player [...]
Following the ubuntu-devel-discuss mailing list I heard about the “only-ubiquity” boot option for the Ubuntu live cd, it’s really cool, it will start a minimal X session (avoiding the complete live environment overhead) and starting only ubiquity to install Ubuntu to the hard disk, amazing. This feature seems to be still in a beta stage [...]
Zend Framework has a quite impressive Zend_Date and Zend_Locale modules which finally do things we needed 4 years ago with MerlinWork and then P4A, like normalizing localized dates and parsing the Unicode’s Common Locale Data Repository but I think we still need a good calendar module that would do the things that Pear::Calendar does now. [...]
which is maintained by me :) http://it.magentocommerce.com This project will give everyone some great satisfactions in the near future.
IP Innovation LLC sued Red Hat and Novell (yes, Novell) for patent infringement about multiple workspaces (you’re right, this is unbelievable). Is there Microsoft hand? We can’t say that but we know that IP Innovation LLC has just recruited some Microsoft executives… Please read the complete article on Groklaw.
sudo apt-get install virtualbox-ose virtualbox-ose-source sudo m-a prepare sudo m-a auto-install virtualbox-ose